The cheapest trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Cheapest

$45

Average

$62

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI will cost around $ 62 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 45.

Cheapest
07:05AMUnion Station4h51 12:56PMAnn Arbor Station
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$451One-way
Cheapest
04:00PMUnion Station6h14 11:14PMAnn Arbor Station
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$451One-way
Cheapest
05:50PMUnion Station4h24 11:14PMAnn Arbor Station
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$451One-way
2nd Cheapest
01:10PMUnion Station4h20 06:30PMAnn Arbor Station
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$771One-way
09:30PMUnion Station10h10 08:40AMAnn Arbor Station
1 changes
$991One-way

Timetable Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

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07:05AMUnion Station4h51 12:56PMAnn Arbor Station
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01:10PMUnion Station4h20 06:30PMAnn Arbor Station
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04:00PMUnion Station6h14 11:14PMAnn Arbor Station
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05:50PMUnion Station4h24 11:14PMAnn Arbor Station
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09:30PMUnion Station10h10 08:40AMAnn Arbor Station
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Thu
Sep 16
$45Amtrak
$46Greyhound
$184skywest airlines
Fri
Sep 17
$45Amtrak
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$184envoy air
Sat
Sep 18
$45Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$163skywest airlines
Sun
Sep 19
$62Amtrak
$39Greyhound
$172skywest airlines
Tue
Sep 21
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$31Greyhound
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The fastest trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

Showing times and prices for Sep 17

Fastest Journey

4 h 20 m

Average

5 h 59 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

326 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Chicago for Ann Arbor, MI every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 326 km distance in an average of 5 h 59 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 20 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 10 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
01:10PMUnion Station4h20 06:30PMAnn Arbor Station
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$781One-way
2nd Fastest
05:50PMUnion Station4h24 11:14PMAnn Arbor Station
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$451One-way
07:05AMUnion Station4h51 12:56PMAnn Arbor Station
0 changes
$451One-way
04:00PMUnion Station6h14 11:14PMAnn Arbor Station
1 changes
$451One-way
09:30PMUnion Station10h10 08:40AMAnn Arbor Station
1 changes
$991One-way

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Train Information to Ann Arbor, MI from Chicago

distanceDistance202 miles (326 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI cover the 202 miles (326 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 24 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $53 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $45 (€36).

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Travel with Amtrak from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI

Travel from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI from $45 (€36) with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI.

It’s easy to book your Amtrak train ticket between Chicago and Ann Arbor, MI online with Omio! Simply check the current Amtrak train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Chicago and Ann Arbor, MI as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Amtrak train tickets online. Prices for Amtrak trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI start at $45 (€36) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 202 miles (326 km). If you search for Amtrak trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Amtrak tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train between Chicago and Ann Arbor, MI. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI Amtrak train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

When purchasing your Amtrak train tickets between Chicago and Ann Arbor, MI, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor city is a famous city in the state of Michigan amongst travelers who love artwork and culture. The existence of an excellent transport network facilitates the easy movement of travelers from Chicago to Ann Arbor. The distance from Chicago to Ann Arbor is about 202 miles (325 kilometers), and there are numerous transport options between the two cities, including planes, buses, and trains. Flying is the fastest medium of transport though it is costly for budget-conscious travelers, who also have to worry about security and delays. The best and most cost-effective transport option to consider is to book a train from Chicago to Ann Arbor. Trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor have been renovated to provide a comfortable ride. Travelers have access to facilities such as free WiFi Internet access that will enable them to watch their favorite movies or catch up on emails. Trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor provide transportation services daily, and travelers should book their tickets in advance to avoid paying an extra fee.

Which train companies travel from Chicago to Ann Arbor?

Currently, Amtrak is the only company providing train services along the Chicago-Ann Arbor route. Passengers can check for ticket information from the Omio website to determine the timetable and plan their journey. Amtrak provides luxury and fast speed trains that ensure that travelers reach their destination in good time. The company has various stations across numerous cities in the United States, ensuring travelers reach their destination conveniently. Amtrak has first-class trains with facilities such as restrooms and WiFi, among other services. Low budget travelers can also access cheaper trains that move across the Chicago-Ann Arbor route daily. Travelers who have a tight budget should ensure they book their tickets early to avoid the last-minute rush and save money.

How long is the train ride from Chicago to Ann Arbor

A train from Chicago to Ann Arbor takes an average of 4.5 hours, including connections. However, Amtrak also provide high-speed trains that offer direct trips to Ann Arbor, taking a few hours. Passengers wishing to board the high-speed trains pay relatively higher to access the luxuries services provided in these coaches. The minimum duration taken by the fastest train is 4 hours, so more than doable for a weekend away.

How many trains are there from Chicago to Ann Arbor

On average, there are three trips for a train from Chicago to Ann Arbor. Travelers can choose the traveling schedule that suits their needs. Many passengers travel during the weekdays as compared to weekends. The first train departs from the Chicago Union Station at 7:20 a.m. and takes about four and a half hours to reach its destination. The last Amtrak train leaves the station at around 7.00.p.m. During the weekends, the Amtrak train provides one trip per day for travelers.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor

Departure station: The departure station for trains taking this route is Chicago Union Station at 225 S Canal St, Chicago. Union Station comprises a state of the art building, with numerous shops, parking facilities, and a spacious waiting area. Passengers can book their tickets from the ticket vending machines found within the station. The station also has escalators and a help desk for travelers who need assistance. There are numerous hotels and restaurants located near this train station. Passengers with limited mobility can request assistance from the highly trained personnel. There are special facilities installed to aid disabled travelers to enjoy their experience at this station. The Chicago Union Station is located 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) from the city center, so is highly accessible. Passengers from the city center can choose to use public transport or private means. Some numerous local buses and taxis ensure timely movement of travelers to the Union Station of Chicago. Passengers with light luggage can also walk from the city center to the station. The average time to reach the station from the city center by bus is under ten minutes.

Arrival station: Passengers traveling by train from Chicago to Ann Arbor arrive at 325 Depot St, Ann Arbor's main station. Travelers coming from Ann Arbor city center to this station can board public service buses and take about five minutes to reach the station. There are also numerous taxis for hire for travelers with heavy luggage that need to be more comfortable while traveling to the train station. The station has highly trained personnel that assist travelers who need directions. Passengers have access to facilities such as shops and restrooms provided at the station. There are ticket vending machines and washrooms for passengers. The station also offers a free parking facility for travelers.

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Trains from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI
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FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI trains for as little as $45 (€36)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket to Ann Arbor, MI from Chicago?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $53 (€43)  for a train ticket between Chicago and Ann Arbor, MI.
How many miles is it from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI by train?
The Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train distance is approximately 202 miles (326 km).
What is the Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train travel time?
On average the Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train time is 4 h 24 min  covering the 202 miles (326 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train providers can get me from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI?
Take the Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey between Chicago and Ann Arbor, MI as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Chicago and Ann Arbor, MI?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI? What time is the last train from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI?
The first Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI train departs at 12: 05 PM   and the last train from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI leaves at 10: 50 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase train tickets from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI is on average $53 (€43) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Chicago to Ann Arbor, MI available a few months in advance.

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